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This week Steam is hot and cold (yes and no, in and out, up and down), taking a trip to the Asian tundra with a 75 percent off sale on Syberia 1 and 2, and then down to tell the tale of Violette Summer in Velvet Assassin.Also 75 percent off this week are casual platformer Spectraball, action-advent...

March 5th 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Xbox Live's Games on Demand service gains several new games today. Most notable among the four titles is probably Vanquish, which can be had for a steep $40. DiRT 2 is also available for $30, while either Velvet Assassin or Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising can be had for $20.

May 12th 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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If our inability to finish Velvet Assassin hasn't diminished your interest in the game, know that Steam is slashing 50% off its price this weekend. Joining the stealth title in this weekend's sale is Egosoft's X3: Terran Conflict, which has also been discounted by 50%, and Aspyr's Men of War, which...

July 25th 2009 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Released to nearly as much fanfare as his thrilling movies, Uwe Boll's Tunnel Rats -- a game adaptation of the 2008 film of the same name -- became available for download this week. As our sister site Big Download rightly points out, the film has yet to be released Stateside (keep in mind it's base...

May 17th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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If there's one thing we hate about our new focus on reviewing games here at Club Joystiq, it's having to play games that we don't like very much. But then we realized: For every second we spend playing a game we hate/just don't want to play, that's another second we can't spend telling you about a...

May 4th 2009 at 1:58pm 0 Comments
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We don't understand the types who want to dig through achievement lists before a game's even out. Though they're occasionally enlightening, they're far more often spoilery, dull or just plain confusing. This list of Velvet Assassin achievements is no exception.So, why are we taking up your precious...

April 13th 2009 at 12:15pm 0 Comments

Velvet Assassin has been tasked with performing something rarely possible in games centered on WWII-era events: Basing the story on a real person and keeping things classy. Take, for example, the new trailer the game's publisher, SouthPeak, dropped on us today. Employing one of the most powerful and...

March 17th 2009 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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click to embiggen When we first got our hands on Velvet Assassin nearly eight months ago at E3 2008, we were impressed. The level of polish exhibited for a game still months from any formal release was a good sign to us that the game was on the right track to becoming one of few stealth/action titl...

February 7th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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click to experience enlargementSouthpeak Games and Replay Studios' Velvet Assassin has been taking the whole stealth concept a bit too literal, remaining quiet about game specifics and release date details. But that doesn't mean the box art has to stay hidden. Viewable here, the packaging artwork is...

February 7th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Replay Studios' Velvet Assassin will be making its way to retail sometime in 2009 and to tide us over the holidays, were were just sent a rather revealing set of pictures. Umm, very revealing. Viewable in the gallery below are pictures and descriptions of four different outfits Violet will strateg...

December 23rd 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Gamecock's Velvet Assassin needs to polish its blades a bit longer before it's ready. Previously announced as a fall release, the silky stealth-action title stumbled on something in the shadows, falling back until sometime early next year. According to Eurogamer, the move was made to make both the...

September 10th 2008 at 11:50am 0 Comments
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In an effort to stay clear of the jam packed holiday releases and give themselves more development time, Replay Studios has just revealed that Sabotage Velvet Assassin has been pushed back into early 2009. Previously, Velvet Assassin and her stealthy moves were supposed to release to retail sometim...

September 9th 2008 at 2:45pm 0 Comments